Marie-Eve Augier is Domestic Research and Outreach Intern for CEPR. She graduated May 2011 with a B.A. in Mathematics-Economics and a Certificate in International Relations from Wesleyan University.
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Monday, March 26, 2012
Affording Health Care and Education on the Minimum Wage
The current value of the federal minimum wage — $7.25 per hour — is often compared to the cost of living, the average wage in the economy, or the productivity of the average worker. By all of these benchmarks, the current federal minimum is well below its historical levels .